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10 cool home decor upgrades under $50

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Jungle Grid Placemat, $24
Hawkins New York

From coffee tables and consoles to accent chairs and side tables, we’ve been sharing good-lookin’, budget-friendly furniture all week. But the home, much like life in general, is also about the little things. So let’s not forget the important finishing touches, shall we?

Below, shop our picks for small furniture, decor, and accessories that will upgrade your home, one little corner at a time. Some items are currently on sale, but all come in at $50 or less. Take a look!

Bed Bath & Beyond, ED Ellen DeGeneres Pig Throw Pillow in Washed Red, $24.99

A darling design from talk show host and real estate maven Ellen DeGeneres, this soft throw pillow makes a whimsical accent for spring. The hand-drawn pig wraps the pillow from front to back.

Need Supply, Areaware by Fort Standard Balancing Blocks, $48

This set of faceted painted wood shapes created by Brooklyn-based design studio Fort Standard lets you create your own sculptural piece, again and again and again.

Amazon, Umbra Loop Side Table (Copper), $50

A sleek, modern side table for $50? Not too shabby. This design, which also comes in a version with a nickel base, will work for the living room or bedroom.

Tictail, Cubo Octogonal Storage Bin/Table, $27

Designed and produced in Spain, this poplar wood storage bin comes hand-painted with a large grid pattern. Flip it over and it’s a little table.

Menu, Carrie Lantern, $39.95

This versatile holder made of powder coated steel and glass can be used indoors and outdoors. Use it to spruce up a candle or flowers.

MoMA Store, Morning and Evening Plates, $50

Made in Arita, a Japanese town with centuries of ceramic traditions, these plates make a gorgeous, peaceful mark to day and night.

Amazon, Umbra Woodrow Waste Can (Mint Green), $20

Doesn’t this minimal waste bin just make you want to be cleaner? Is that the point? The design also comes in five other solid shades.

Hawkins New York, Jungle Grid Placemat, $24

Designed by Alyson Fox, this printed linen placement embodies Tropical Modernism, a look we still can’t get enough of.

Urban Outfitters, Hanging Rectangle Mirror Storage, $39

It’s a mirror! It’s storage! The metal and brass piece has a bunch of hooks to hang jewelry or anything else dangly and worthy of being displayed.

Leif, Tiny Terrarium Trinket Dish, $8 each

These little porcelain dishes come in a cactus or orchid design. It’s perfect for baubles around the house or for use in the kitchen.